Published on September 28, 2017
A new research project led by Michigan State University scientists will explore the diversity, evolution and ecological functions of a fungi lineage critical to the success of terrestrial plant life worldwide, including agricultural crops.
Published on July 31, 2017
As technology in the food industry expands rapidly, MSU researchers want to ensure its safety.
Published on February 14, 2017
Ensuring that Michigan farmers have the best tools to meet emerging challenges and continue to produce at record-setting levels lies at the heart of the wheat breeding and genetics program, led by MSU AgBioResearch plant breeder Eric Olson.
Published on February 1, 2017
Dr. Mary Hausbeck's is a MSU distinguished professor and associate chairperson of the Department of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences. Her research team is currently working to prevent and control downy mildew in cucumbers in Michigan.
Published on January 19, 2017
Thousands of jobs in the STEM fields of food, energy and the environment are going unfilled in the U.S. today.
Published on November 29, 2016
Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year's #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.
Published on November 16, 2016
Students in the sustainable agriculture and food systems minor (SAFS) through the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences gain real-world perspective in agriculture in a diverse classroom.
Published on October 12, 2016
Dr. Amor Ines joined Michigan State University's Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences in 2015 as an assistant professor, continuing his work to help farmers in developing countries manage climate-related risks.
Published on September 7, 2016
As MSU adopts a new scheduling system for the coming academic year, Susan Gruber, the new undergraduate advisor for the agronomy and turfgrass students, encourages students to make academic advising appointments a priority.
Published on July 27, 2016
Q&A with Timothy Leblanc, Freshman, Turfgrass Management & Golf, Institute of Agricultural Technology, Internship: Meadowbrook Country Club; Northville, MI
Published on July 11, 2016
Since 2003, IT Professional Cal Bricker has provided the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University technology support to faculty, staff and graduate students.
Published on June 3, 2016
The use of nitrogen fertilizer on switchgrass crops can produce a sharp increase in emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas up to 300 times more harmful than carbon dioxide and a significant driver of global climate change.